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Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'

Beta vulgaris 'Crimson Globe'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

40cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Beetroot 'Crimson Globe' Overview

This high yielding variety has good internal colouring and excellent taste. It is recommended as a good cultivar to use for succession sowings. The Crimson Globe is more widely adapted to warmer climates than other beets, and is known for its refined shape and smoothness.

Common problems with Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'

Unlike other varieties, it is resistant to downy mildew.

    Beetroot 'Crimson Globe' Companion Plants

    Lettuce, beans, brassicas, onions, garlic

    How to harvest Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'

    Beets are ready to be harvest within 8 - 12 weeks of sowing. For early cropping, wait until the bulb is at least 5 cm in diameter and the shoulders appear above soil level. Harvest every second beet to give space to the remaining beetroot to gain size!

    How to propagate Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'

    Seed

    Sow thinly in prepared seed beds in rows 30 cm apart. Cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Seedlings appear in 7 to 21 days. Thin to at least 10 cm apart.

    Special features of Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'

    Pot plant

    Choose containers that are at least 20 cm in diameter and equally deep. Seeds should be thinly sown, 2 cm deep.

    Other uses of Beetroot 'Crimson Globe'

    Culinary, medicinal

    culinary

    medicinal